Flextime Web Resources

February 11, 2001

he best way to get skeptical managers to support a flex policy is tobenchmark other success stories. The following sites catalog statistics, advice,and stories from companies that have made the move with great success. 

This nonprofitorganization, which works with businesses to advance women, has publishedseveral reports on the effects of flextime in the workplace, including“Flexible Work Arrangements III,” a study tracking 24 women who firstused flexible work arrangements more than a decade ago. 

Work in America Institute:
Thisnonprofit organization focuses on improving productivity and quality ofwork/life balance. It recently published “Holding a Job, Having a Life:Strategies for Change,” which catalogs a two-year study investigating how somecompanies have adopted flex programs to improve business results and achievework/life integration. 

The Alliance of Work/Life Professionals:
TheAWLP is a membership organization for professionals to promote a healthierbalance between work and personal life. 

The Boston CollegeCenter for Work and Family:
This research organization, which focuses onincreasing the quality of life of working families, recently published“Measuring the Impact of Workplace Flexibility,” a two-year research projectto assess the effect of workplace flexibility.

Workforce, February 2001, Vol80, No 2, p. 42  Subscribe Now!